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Candidates on Slate for 2023-2025 Board of Governors

A slate of six candidates for election to the ProComm Board of Governors for 2023–2025 has been announced.

Aravindhan Anbazhagan, IEEE ProComm YP representative (outgoing)Alison Hutchison, Cornell UniversityJoyce Karreman, University of TwenteRobert Lyons, Senior Consultant, Technical Management Inc. Traci Nathans-Kelly, Cornell UniversityLaura Patterson, University of British Columbia

The election …

Call for Board of Governors (BoG) Nominations 2022

The IEEE Professional Communication Society is managed by a Board of Governors comprising 12 volunteers who work to assure that our society serves its members and the field of technical and professional communication. If you are interested in a higher level of involvement in the society …

The June 2022 issue of IEEE Transactions on Professional Communication is Now Available

Volume 65, Number 2, June 2022

Publication of the IEEE Professional Communication Society[Publication Information]Integrative Literature Review 

 Pasts and Futures of Design Thinking: Implications for Technical Communication, by J. ThamDesign thinking has gained popularity over the last few decades, yet our increasingly complex sociotechnical climate calls for historical examination of …

The December 2021 of IEEE Transactions on Professional Communication is Now Available

Volume 64, Number 4, December 2021

Integrative Literature Review:

Elevator Pitch Assessment Model: A Systematization of Dimensions in Technology Entrepreneurship Presentations, by A. Margherita and D. Verrill

Creating a technology venture causes the entrepreneur to interact with different stakeholders and persuade them of the quality of the business …

The September 2021 of IEEE Transactions on Professional Communication is Now Available

Volume 64, Number 3, September 2021

Research Articles:

Addressing Workplace Accessibility Practices Through Technical Communication Research Methods: One Size Does Not Fit All, by S. Huntsman

Despite the lack of marked improvement in digital accessibility, many continue to pursue a policy approach to accessibility, including checklists and guidelines. …

Managing communication in large-scale projects

Moving from Student to Engineer: Part 2

By Robert Lyons, Technical and Management Consultant, and Nancy Barr, PhD

On top of their day jobs, engineers are often called on to work on the proposals to win business that keeps the company alive. Engineering students are probably familiar …

How communication in industry differs from academia

Moving from Student to Engineer – Part 1

By Robert Lyons, Technical and Management Consultant, and Nancy Barr, PhD

The differences between academic and industrial communication projects seem to be in scope and scale of content, size and number of teams, duration of collaboration, and geographic dispersion. 

Industry …